The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ England says players Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will continue isolating until Monday. The 10-day isolation comes after they came into contact with Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour at Wembley Stadium after Friday’s game. England says the decision to extend the isolation followed talks with health authorities. They will train alone. ___ Some Spain players were not happy with criticism from former Netherlands midfielder Rafael van der Vaart. Van
Spain have pledged to store former Netherlands player Rafael van der Vaart's scathing assessment about their shaky start in Euro 2020 in their memory banks should they come up against the Dutch later in the tournament. Van der Vaart, a pundit for broadcaster NOS during the tournament, said Spain's performances so far have been "horrible" and they "only know how to pass the ball from one side to the other" after the 2008 and 2012 champions only managed to draw their first two games against Poland and Sweden. The former Real Madrid and Real Betis midfielder, who failed to stop Andres Iniesta scoring the only goal in the 2010 World Cup final, has caused a stir in the Spanish media and his comments also irked the players, who returned fire.
Lionel Messi made his 147th appearance for Argentina, equalling Javier Mascherano's record of most games for the Albiceleste during their Copa America 2021 clash with Paraguay. The Barcelona man saw his team to a 1-0 win, their second consecutive victory in the competition.
Barcelona missed out and then tried to save face while Liverpool could have lingering regrets given the injury issues and lack of reliable depth in their midfield